Nothing can warm you better than a hot bowl of soup at the end of a long day! You can ensure that hot soup is always waiting for you at your apartments in New Bern, NC by harnessing the power of your crockpot. The soup recipes you can make in the crockpot will simmer all day while you are away, so you can just serve dinner upon returning home. Here are three recipes to get you started.
Ham and Potato
To make ham and potato soup, combine two cups of cubed ham and three cups of peeled and diced potatoes in the crockpot. Cover with 1/3 cup each of chopped celery, onions and carrot, and then add with three cups of chicken broth. Simmer on low all day and add two cups of cheese sauce upon returning home.
You can make your fair share of beef stew by combining one pound of cubed stew meat with chopped carrots, potatoes and onions in your crockpot. You can decide the ratios to use for thin or thick beef stew to enjoy at your New Bern apartments. Cover with three cups of beef broth and simmer on low all day. Salt and pepper to taste before serving.
You can use your crockpot to make large amounts of vegetable soup anytime you crave this delicious dish. The choice is yours on what vegetables to use and the amounts you will put in the soup. You can add celery, onions, corn, green beans, tomatoes and similar vegetables to build the flavor profile of the broth. Cover everything in three cups of vegetable broth and cook on low in your crockpot for several hours. You can add protein with the addition of canned beans of your choice at the end of the cooking time.
If you are dedicated to using your crockpot to make awesome soup, you can stay warm and well-fed all winter long. As you look toward improving your comfort, consider upgrading your apartment home today. Give our team a call at 844-230-2255 to learn about our spacious floor plans at Woodland Crossing Apartment Homes.